Flashcards in Pocketpedia Deck (6)
When should residual limb shaping begin following amputation, and how often should wrapping be changed?
Immediately after surgery. Change 4x/day
What gait aid should you avoid during pre-prosthetic gait training
Crutches - they promote poor gait patterns
When is the definitive prosthesis usually usually created after amputation?
What do you wear after the surgical scar has healed?
What can be done to prevent adherence of the scar to soft tissue and bone?